Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled “Never Easy”

Reggae newcomer Eleigh debuts first effort entitled “Never Easy”
Originally from Virginia by way of Jamaica, reggae artist, Eleigh, eventually settled in New Jersey. Since then, he’s been feverishly working towards bringing his unique, crossover music to the masses. With both reggae and dancehall vibes, plus a splash …

Reggae-pop band Tatanka next up in Lagoon Summer Concert Series
Denver-based reggae group Tatanka will be performing on the Lagoon Summer Concert Series stage on the west lawn of Colorado State University’s Lory Student Center on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. The four-member group mixes traditional Caribbean …

Reggae Sumfest Celebrates Jamaica at 50
At the Olympics opening ceremonies, commentators repeatedly pointed out all the competing countries that belonged to the British Commonwealth once upon a time. In fact, a photo of the stern-faced Queen, captioned with “Look at all these countries I used …
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Chuck Berry Never Stopped Running

Chuck Berry Never Stopped Running
Surely, he should have had a secure and profitable Las Vegas residency at his disposal. Even if he chose not to take it, he’d earned it, as Elvis had before him. Even Little Richard, who struggled to adapt to making records again after returning to secular …
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Robert Cray
Five-time Grammy winner Robert Cray has always played serious blues. But, early on, he sidestepped a genre that would descend into pentatonic hackery in favor of brilliant songs, soul-drenched vocals, and emotional guitar playing. Cray is all about dark …

Glenn Hauser logs June 2-3, 2017
** ARGENTINA [non]. 11580, Friday June 2 at 1358, WRMI with jazz music fill after RAE French hour, 1359.5 WNYW-style ID, 1400 once again RAE Spanish for the second day at this hour, opening with its usual music downbeat, intro as “primera edición del …


Christmas Song Covers by K-Pop Idols That Never Fail To Bring The Holiday Cheer

musicChristmas Song Covers by K-Pop Idols That Never Fail To Bring The Holiday Cheer
We’re less than a month away from Christmas, and you know what that means: It’s that time of the year again to dig up ~ancient~ as well as not-so-ancient Christmas song covers by K-Pop idols! From holiday album tracks to collab stages, these videos of …

Lovely Drabbles to Heal the Soul
Just a series of random drabbles that I took a lot of pride and joy into making. (Soon there will be summaries for each story posted here, but for now you get what’s posted above. Sorry!) Table of Contents (Stories will posted in the order as they are …

Forget Gangnam style: K-pop could make Changdong Seoul’s next big thing
(CNN)Forget Gangnam style. There’s a new area of Seoul that, if the South Korean government gets its way, is about to become synonymous with K-pop. Once a rundown district, Changdong is being transformed into a mecca to K-pop — the manufactured music …
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"The Boogaloo Never Died": How the Quintessential Music of 1960s New York Is

music“The Boogaloo Never Died”: How the Quintessential Music of 1960s New York Is
Deep in Alphabet City, two blocks from the East River and kitty-corner to the Nuyorican Poets Café, you can hear the faint sounds of trumpets and trombones, maybe even the resonant slap of a conga coming from inside a tiny bar called Nublu. … It’s a …
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Eclectic grooves: Summer Breeze Concert Series wrapping up season with melting
Tequila Azul brings a Latin flavor to Summer Breeze on Sunday evening at Lions Park. The final Summer Breeze concert of the season will be Aug. 23 at Lions … With South-American rhythm infusions, pop and rock influences and songs in three languages …
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After 15 Years, Miami Finally Feels Like Home to Tiempo Libre
Three Grammy nominations, worldwide recognition on stages and television, and several albums later, the group is in the midst of a promotional tour for its first release under Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Panamericano. … has played an …
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Modern day stars you never noticed in classic ’90s movies

trendModern day stars you never noticed in classic ’90s movies
EVERYONE has to start somewhere … and the same goes for movie stars. Nowadays people like Jake Gyllenhaal, Vince Vaughn and Jessica Alba are famous around the world, but back in the 1990s they were up and coming stars who were still learning their …

Cinedigm to produce a shared cinematic universe based on 10 classic B-movies
Looks like the shared cinematic universe model is permeating every level of movie-making from big budget studio franchises to B-movie reboots. Cinedigm has announced plans to remake 10 cult classic films from American International Pictures, the studio …

Crest Theatre brings ‘Big Lebowski,’ ‘The Shining’ and other classics to the
January might be a wasteland for good new movies at the multiplex, but The Crest Theatre has film lovers covered in the new year with a series of cinema classics. The program launches this Friday with Orson Welles’ 1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane and …
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How US Soccer Ensures The Fort Lauderdale Strikers Never Get A Chance

sportHow US Soccer Ensures The Fort Lauderdale Strikers Never Get A Chance
Last year, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers were purchased by a Brazilian consortium looking to turn the team into a “global powerhouse.” Some of their bandied-about strategies for ginning up fan interest include drone-delivered concessions at the stadium …
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Prep soccer teams close in on district titles
The district championship races for most area soccer teams is at the halfway point this week and championship contenders abound. The boys and girls soccer teams at West Monroe, Neville and St. Frederick have all had strong performances as of late that …
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Ex-Soccer Player Offers Warning to Effects of Concussions
A retired soccer player says her life was drastically altered by the concussions she suffered during her time as a professional. Cindy Parlow Cone offered her story as a warning during a medical symposium in Philadelphia on Friday. She talked about the …
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